Rebuilding The Renaissance

By Rocky Ruggiero

This podcast will explore the development of the art, architecture, culture and history in Italy, from ancient Roman times through the Renaissance. Listeners will develop an understanding of Italy’s role in the development of Western civilization and an ability to appreciate and understand works of art in their historical context.

  1. 1.
    Episode 144 - The Brera Gallery in Milan, Italy
    24:38
  2. 2.
    Episode 143 - Salvator Mundi and Leonardo da Vinci
    24:08
  3. 3.
    Episode 142 - Leonardo da Vinci's Sala delle Asse
    13:26
  4. 4.
    Episode 141 - Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper - Part 2
    24:46
  5. 5.
    Episode 140 - Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper - Part 1
    24:46
  6. 6.
    Episode 139 - Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man
    21:32
  7. 7.
    Episode 138 - Leonardo da Vinci's Lady with an Ermine
    19:47
  8. 8.
    Episode 137 - Leonardo da Vinci and the Bronze Horse
    26:03
  1. 9.
    Episode 136 - Answers to Open Questions - Part IX
    22:01
  2. 10.
    Episode 135 - Hugo van der Goes' "Portinari Altarpiece" (Uffizi Gallery, Florence)
    18:12
  3. 11.
    Episode 134 - Piero della Francesca's "Madonna of the Egg" (Brera Gallery, Milan)
    18:45
  4. 12.
    Episode 133 - Pienza: The Ideal Renaissance Town
    22:35
  5. 13.
    Episode 132 - Florence: Strozzi Palace
    19:33
  6. 14.
    Episode 131 - Florence - Rucellai Palace
    20:51
  7. 15.
    Episode 130 - Florence (Santa Maria Novella): The Tornabuoni Chapel Frescoes by Domenico Ghirlandaio
    24:07
  8. 16.
    Episode 129 - Leonardo da Vinci's 2 "Virgin of the Rocks" (Paris and London)
    23:20
  9. 17.
    Episode 128 - Answers to Open Questions Part VIII
    28:21
  10. 18.
    Episode 127 - Leonardo da Vinci's Resume
    20:21
  11. 19.
    Episode 126 - An Interview with Maurizio Seracini -“Leonardo's Adoration of the Magi: The Rediscovery of a Masterpiece”
    36:08
  12. 20.
    Episode 125 - Florence: Uffizi Gallery - Leonardo da Vinci's Adoration of the Magi
    22:26
  13. 21.
    Episode 124 - Leonardo da Vinci's "Portrait of Ginevra de' Benci" (National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC)
    23:06
  14. 22.
    Episode 123 - Florence: Uffizi Gallery - Leonardo da Vinci's Annunciation
    26:28
  15. 23.
    Episode 122 - Botticelli's Muse - Simonetta Cattaneo Vespucci
    23:43
  16. 24.
    Episode 121 - History - The Pazzi Conspiracy
    34:53
  17. 25.
    Episode 120 - Rome: The Sistine Chapel before Michelangelo
    22:20
  18. 26.
    Episode 119 - Florence: Uffizi Gallery - Botticelli's "Birth of Venus"
    19:34
  19. 27.
    Episode 118 - Florence: Uffizi Gallery - Botticelli's "Primavera"
    21:00
  20. 28.
    Episode 117 - Answers to Open Questions VII
    27:20
  21. 29.
    Episode 116 - Florence: Andrea del Verrocchio Part II
    23:44
  22. 30.
    Episode 115 - Florence: Andrea del Verrocchio Part I
    26:01
  23. 31.
    Episode 114 - Piero della Francesca’s Flagellation in Urbino
    22:43
  24. 32.
    Episode 113 - Piero della Francesca's Paintings in San Sepolcro and Monterchi
    20:47
  25. 33.
    Episode 112 - Arezzo: The Legend of the True Cross by Piero della Francesca
    25:31
  26. 34.
    Episode 111 - Padua: Andrea Mantegna's frescoes in the Church of the Eremitani
    22:46
  27. 35.
    Episode 110 - Padua: Donatello's "Gattamelata" and Statues in the Santo
    26:49
  28. 36.
    Episode 109 - Florence: Equestrian Frescoes of John Hawkwood and Niccolò da Tolentino in Florence Cathedral
    25:17
  29. 37.
    Episode 108 - Answers to Open Questions – Part VI
    30:35
  30. 38.
    Episode 107 - Mantua: The Camera degli Sposi by Andrea Mantegna
    30:55
  31. 39.
    Episode 106 - Mantua: Basilica of Sant'Andrea
    26:25
  32. 40.
    Episode 105 - Florence: The Facade of Santa Maria Novella
    25:32
  33. 41.
    Episode 104: Florence: The Basilica of Santo Spirito Part IV
    31:05
  34. 42.
    Episode 103 - Florence: The Basilica of Santo Spirito - Part III
    30:38
  35. 43.
    Episode 102 - Florence: The Basilica of Santo Spirito - Part II
    31:31
  36. 44.
    Episode 101 - Florence: The Basilica of Santo Spirito
    30:01
  37. 45.
    Episode 100 - The Writing of "Brunelleschi's Basilica: The Building of Santo Spirito in Florence"
    29:35
  38. 46.
    Episode 99 - Florence: Penitent Mary Magdalene by Donatello (Museo Dell'Opera del Duomo)
    19:12
  39. 47.
    Episode 98: Florence - Uffizi Gallery Early Renaissance Paintings
    29:45
  40. 48.
    Episode 97 - An Interview with Nirav Tolia - Part II
    20:31
  41. 49.
    Episode 96 - An Interview with Nirav Tolia - Part I
    15:12
  42. 50.
    Episode 95 - Florence: Chapel of the Magi (Medici Palace)
    23:55

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